What We Do

Our goal is to promote the study and discussion of issues relating to fiscal policy.

Miriam Hederman O’Brien Prize

Prize awarded by the Foundation for Fiscal Studies in association with The Irish Times to recognise outstanding original work from new contributors in the area of Irish fiscal policy.


The Foundation for Fiscal Studies hosts seminars on matters of interest in Irish and international fiscal policy.


The Council invites all who are interested in the objectives outlined on this website to join the Foundation. Application Form →

Past winners of the Miriam Hederman O’Brien Prize


2013 Winner – The inaugural Miriam Hederman O’Brien research prize was awarded on 28 November 2013 to Gerard Brady for his paper titled ‘Network social capital and labour market outcomes – Evidence for Irish fiscal and labour market policy‘   2015 Winner – The second Miriam Hederman O’Brien research prize was awarded to Rónán Hickey and […]

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Foundation For Fiscal Studies
c/o Irish Tax Institute
Longboat Quay
Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2

Tel: +353 1 6631700
Fax: +353 1 6688387
Email: info@fiscal.ie